Events

water@leeds and the Centre for Global Development together with the Priestley International Centre for Climate are pleased to invite you to join us for an evening seminar to discuss “Energy Scenarios for the Bottom Billion” & “The role of science research in addressing the grand challenges”. On Monday 29th April, 15:30-17:30, at School of Geography SR2 (Garstang building room…
More than 3,700 large dams are planned or under construction, many in the Global South. FutureDAMS is a GCRF funded inter-disciplinary research and capacity development partnership that unites academics, practitioners and policy makers to improve planning and governance of dams. Dr Mdee’s talk draws on her research which explores the political ecology of competing water…
water@leeds is holding its first Global Café to discuss some of the responses received so far in our Global Water Survey.  We would like to invite all water@leeds DRTC members to be part of this event happening on Thursday 2nd of May 2019 from 11:30 -13:00 pm @ Room 1 on Edward Boyle Library Level 13 Since…
Old Man of the Mountains: ecocritical perspectives in Norman Nicholson’s verse drama Professor Jonathan Pitches, School of Performance and Cultural Industries, University of Leeds Abstract This paper explores Norman Nicholson’s Cumbrian mystery play Old Man of the Mountains (1945). Nicholson’s play takes place in a modest Cumbrian cottage, near a typical lakeland dale, with a beck running beside…
Join water@leeds and Nexus for a showcase of technology, innovation opportunities and interdisciplinary research. Find out more about funding and innovation opportunities, and ways to collaborate with water researchers. See new technologies and learn about how they’re being applied in your sector Meet researchers and technical specialists from different disciplines Book a facility tour to…
World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2019, World Water Week will address the theme “Water for society – Including all”. In 2018, over 3,300 individuals and around 380 convening organizations from 135 countries participated in the Week. Experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and…
  The African Climate Risks Conference is an open platform for sharing latest climate research on African climate among researchers, and with policy makers, practitioners and development partners, with the goal to ensure the improved flow of knowledge and interactions among researchers, practitioners and decision-makers; toward greater impact and legacy of completed and on-going African…
water@leeds previously hosted ICFM7 (last September 2017) and the first time the conference had been held in Europe. Next year, the 8th International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM8) will be held in Iowa City, Iowa on The University of Iowa campus. ICFM8 is an integral part of the ICFM conference series initiated in 2000. These conferences…

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water@leeds and the School of Civil Engineering invite you to a seminar by Earthwatch. About Earthwatch Earthwatch (http://eu.earthwatch.org/) has a long history (since the 1970s) in the development and delivery of citizen science projects for volunteers, teachers and corporate businesses. Our mission is to bring people, communities and expert scientists together in doing impactful research….
Where: Edward Boyle Research Meeting Room 1   Dear colleagues The water@leeds confluence will take place on Thursday 21st of September 2017 in the Edward Boyle Research Meeting Room 1 This event is an opportunity to network and develop new collaborations. The tentative Agenda for this meeting includes:   *   water@leeds Lightning Talk: 3-minute talks…
The University of Leeds and water@leeds are hosting ICFM7. The theme of ICFM7 is ‘Resilience to Climate Change – Anticipating the Unexpected’ and will focus on building resilience into current flood management strategies and approaches. Note: This event has already passed; for a summary of the event click here. THE EVENT ICFM7 offers an international platform…
This workshop is for PhD students with an Engineering/Mathematics/Physical Sciences background and is taking place on the 16th August 2017, 09.30-12.30. Places available will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis. There is no charge for attending this workshop. Brief course description: This workshop will cover a bit about P&G; How P&G do…
Seminar hosted by water@leeds & SRI Title: Urban flood risk analysis and mitigation in Nanjing, China   Speaker: Dr Zhang (School of Geographical and Oceanographical Sciences. Nanjing University, China) Thursday 13th July 2017, 10:00 to 11:00 School of Geography, Seminar Room 1 (7.36 Garstang)   Dr Zhang (School of Geographical and Oceanographical Sciences. Nanjing University, China)…
Upcoming Fluids Symposium, ʽFluid Dynamics Modelling for Real World Applicationsʼ on the 28th June 2017 (09.45-15.45). We are pleased to invite you to attend the symposium ʽFluid Dynamics Modelling for Real World Applications. This symposium brings together leading researchers in different fields within Fluid Dynamics, to share latest results and ideas related to the modelling of…
Vision2020: The Horizon Network will hold its Water Helix Launch Event on the 22nd and 23rd of June at the Edward Boyle Library at the University of Leeds, UK. The event is hosted by The University of Leeds and water@leeds as lead of the Water Helix. The main purpose of this two-day event is to…
Registration, room booking and payment options for this important international conference can be accessed via www.ukeconet.org/ipspeatlands.html. Information on the Convention programme is available at www.peatlands2017.net. Rooms from 27–31 May can be booked at the Convention rate by following the link http://ow.ly/V254308S3Al. Additional nights before and after these dates must be booked on the Marriott main…
Geoff Brokate and Paula Sutherland were commissioned by Mytholmroyd Arts Festival in 2015 to make a film about the village of Mytholmroyd in West Yorkshire. Little did they know that their initial ideas for a film would be overtaken by the dramatic events of Boxing Day, 2015.
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